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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 147 105 76.1 66.1-83.8 42 23.9 16.2-33.9
Age
< 20 years 17 12 92.4 79.8-97.4 5 7.6 2.6-20.2
20-24 years 39 32 75.4 51.9-89.7 7 24.6 10.3-48.1
25-34 years 54 35 72.9 56.6-84.7 19 27.1 15.3-43.4
35+ years 37 26 74.8 53.1-88.7 11 25.2 11.3-46.9
Race
White 102 73 79.1 67.9-87.2 29 20.9 12.8-32.1
Black 31 22 75.4 45.3-91.9 9 24.6 8.1-54.7
Other 14 10 57.2 27.2-82.7 4 42.8 17.3-72.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 11 68.2 38.1-88.2 7 31.8 11.8-61.9
No 129 94 77.5 67.0-85.4 35 22.5 14.6-33.0
Education
< High School 25 17 77.6 53.9-91.1 8 22.4 8.9-46.1
High School 47 34 76.0 56.8-88.4 13 24.0 11.6-43.2
> High School 75 54 75.2 60.3-85.9 21 24.8 14.1-39.7
Marital Status
Married 92 70 81.0 69.6-88.8 22 19.0 11.2-30.4
Other 55 35 65.8 46.1-81.3 20 34.2 18.7-53.9
Income
14,999 or less 42 30 81.4 62.1-92.1 12 18.6 7.9-37.9
15,000-24,999 25 16 52.9 25.9-78.4 9 47.1 21.6-74.1
25,000-49,999 17 12 70.1 39.9-89.2 5 29.9 10.8-60.1
50,000 or more 44 32 82.0 64.8-91.9 12 18.0 8.1-35.2
WIC recipient
No 87 59 73.9 60.8-83.7 28 26.1 16.3-39.2
Yes 57 43 79.3 62.2-89.9 14 20.7 10.1-37.8
Medicaid recipient
No 74 53 74.4 60.3-84.8 21 25.6 15.2-39.7
Yes 73 52 77.9 62.6-88.1 21 22.1 11.9-37.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 48 64.8 53.5-74.7 26 35.2 25.3-46.5
2500+ grams 73 57 77.3 66.0-85.6 16 22.7 14.4-34.0

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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